The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 171 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing GCIA 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.022% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £825 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +73.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £418 £511
% change year-on-year
+43.71% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GCIA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
560 739 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.38% 16.03% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 551 645
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region.

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Detection

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CNA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Sun